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Assessment 1Unit 1:
- Research and deliver a presentation about an inspirational person.





Unit 2:
- Write the opening to a Gothic story.

Unit 1:
- Reading question paper about a detective story extract.





Unit 2:
- Plan and deliver a presentation, using advertising techniques, about a product that they have invented.

Unit 1:
- Essay style question about the ways in which Dickens creates an atmospheric opening in ‘Great Expectations.
- Write an atmospheric opening.

Unit 2:
- Reading question paper in response to a previously unseen poem about childhood.
English Literature Paper 1 extract to whole exam style question.




English Language
Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing Sections A and B
AQA GCSE English Language Mock examination (i)
Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

AQA GCSE English Language Mock examination (i)
Paper 2 Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives

GCSE AQA English Literature Mock examination (i) Paper 2 Modern Texts and Poetry Across Time


Assessment 2Unit 3:
- Reading question paper answering questions about a Greek myth.




Unit 4:
- Write a diary entry about an event from the story from the perspective of one of the characters.
Unit 3:
- Produce a piece of creative writing using an image or a task as a springboard for ideas.



Unit 4:
- Write a diary entry about an event from the story from the perspective of one of the characters.
Unit 3:
- Reading assessment questions on unseen source material.
- Create a piece of writing in the style of one of the forms studied.

Unit 4:
- Diary writing task about a character or theme from the class text studied.
English Language
Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives
Sections A and B


AQA GCSE English Language Mock examination (ii)
Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing

AQA GCSE English Language Mock examination (ii)
Paper 2 Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives

GCSE AQA English Literature Mock examination (ii) Paper 1 Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel
Assessment 3Unit 5:
- Role play activity of a scene/part of a scene from ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.




Unit 6:
- Creative writing assessment using an image as a springboard.

Unit 5:
- Role play activity of a scene/part of a scene from ‘Romeo and Juliet’.





Unit 6:
- Creative writing assessment using an image as a springboard.

Unit 5:
- Reading questions responding to an extract from Kite Runner
- Use an image as the basis for a piece of descriptive writing.


Unit 6:
- Reading questions response about an extract from Macbeth.
- Creative writing assessment using an image as a springboard.

English Language
Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing
Sections A and B

English Language
Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives
Sections A and B

Spoken Language: individual presentation or speech

English Literature Paper 1 Sections A and B

English Literature Paper 2 Section B



External Examinations

AQA GCSE English Language
Paper 1 Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing
Duration: 1hr 45 mins

Language Paper 2 Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives
Duration: 1hr 45 mins

AQA GCSE English Literature
Paper 1 Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel
Duration 1 hr 45 mins

Literature
Paper 2 Modern Texts and Poetry Across Time
Duration: 2 hrs 15 mins

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